Your pearly whites also need to be cared for, so that your beautiful smile turns heads. However, we would unanimously agree on the matter that it is a daunting task to make sure that your teeth look white all the time. In this article, we have shortlisted some of the most effective DIY home remedies that will whiten your teeth naturally.

4 Best Home Remedies To Whiten Teeth Naturally
4 Best Home Remedies To Whiten Teeth Naturally

Oil pulling

Oil pulling is a healthy way to get rid of impurities from your mouth, it helps you to get rid of bad breath, excess plaque deposition and it whitens your teeth enamel naturally.

Ingredients: 

  • Extra virgin coconut oil: 1-2 tablespoons
  • Toothbrush with soft bristles: 1
  • Teeth whitening toothpaste: 1

Process:

  1. Take a tablespoon of extra virgin coconut oil.
  2. Rinse your mouth with it for at least 10 minutes.
  3. Use a mouthwash.
  4. Floss your teeth afterwards.

Frequency:

Oil pulling should be done early morning in an empty stomach.

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Baking soda breaks the tartar build-up in your mouth. Lemon juice is acidic in nature and it helps to burn the tartar build up in your mouth.

Ingredients: 

  • Lemon juice: 1-2 tablespoons
  • Baking soda: 1 tablespoon
  • Toothbrush with soft bristles: 1

Process:

  1. Take a tablespoon of lemon juice and add baking soda in it.
  2. Keep stirring the mixture until it bubbles up.
  3. Dip the tip of your toothbrush in this mixture.
  4. Brush your teeth with this toothpaste.
  5. Rinse your mouth.
  6. Follow up with mouthwash.
  7. Floss your teeth afterwards.

Frequency:

For the best results, try out this home remedy twice in a week.

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Guava leaves to reduce plaque build-up

Guava leaf is a natural antiplaque, therefore, it helps to cleanse plaque deposition.

Ingredients: 

  • Guava leaf: 1-2
  • Raw guava fruit: half a guava, diced into small pieces
  • Salt: half a teaspoon
  • Toothbrush with soft bristles: 1

Process:

  1. Sprinkle some salt on a raw guava fruit and chew it.
  2. Alternatively, you can chew a few guava leaves if you want to.
  3. Chew the leaves for at least 10 minutes.
  4. Spit it out.
  5. After that, brush your teeth with regular toothpaste.
  6. Rinse your mouth.
  7. Follow up with mouthwash.
  8. Floss your teeth afterwards.

Frequency:

For the best results, try out this home remedy every day.

Raw aloe vera pulp

Aloe vera helps to cure gum diseases caused by the accumulation of tartar and plaque build-up. It is anti-microbial in nature which helps eliminate the bacteria that cause plaque build-up.

Ingredients: 

  • Fresh aloe vera leaf: 1
  • Toothbrush with soft bristles: 1
  • Teeth whitening toothpaste: 1
  • Cloves: 2

Process:

  1. Scoop out aloe vera pulp from aloe vera leaf.
  2. Blend it in a blender.
  3. It will turn frothy after blending, remove the froth carefully.
  4. Microwave it for 60 seconds.
  5. Let it cool down, then add a few cloves to it.
  6. Let it stay for 30 minutes.
  7. Dip your toothbrush in this solution and brush your teeth with it.
  8. After that, brush your teeth with regular toothpaste.
  9. Rinse your mouth.
  10. Follow up with mouthwash.
  11. Floss your teeth afterwards.

Frequency:

For the best results, try out this home remedy before brushing your teeth every morning.

Arjoyita Roy

Arjoyita Roy

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